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University of Toronto: GHG Validation and Verification, ISO 14064-3

University of Toronto, School of the Environment

Thursday, 1 February 2018 at 9:00 AM - Friday, 2 February 2018 at 4:30 PM (EST)

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The projected environmental impacts of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are driving many organizations to reduce their GHG emissions, using independent, third-party verifiers to measure and verify their GHG emissions as part of an overall strategy that could lead to becoming net carbon neutral.

This 2-day course will provide detailed training on the approach to using the ISO 14064-3 standard, with specific examples of how verification would be applied to a GHG inventory prepared according to the ISO 14064-1 standard, or a project that conforms with the ISO 14064-2 standard. An overview of GHG Inventory and Project accounting (following ISO 14064-1, ISO 14064-2, respectively) is also provided.

The core value of this course is to emphasize the need for accuracy and consistency with GHG verification as requirements become more rigorous and industry progresses from voluntary reporting towards regulatory compliance.

The course includes interactive team-based exercises, a detailed case study (to reinforce key concepts throughout the course), and quizzes.

This course will cover the principles and process of greenhouse gas (GHG) validation and verification for both GHG inventories and GHG emission reduction reports. Students will be become very familiar with the ISO standard and the implementation of the standard within both regulatory and voluntary GHG programs. By the end of the course, students should be competent planning and conducting GHG validations and verifications including preparing all necessary documentation and evaluation of evidence. This course will be beneficial for people intending to conduct GHG validations and verifications as well as people who are preparing a GHG Report.



The objectives of this training course are to:

• Introduce the concepts of GHG validation and verification at the organization (inventory) and project (emission reduction) levels
• Practice the process of conducting GHG validations and verifications that adhere to the ISO standard
• Introduce the documentation and record requirements of the ISO standard and various GHG programs



By the end of this training course, the student should be able to:

• Explain the difference between GHG validations and verification and the difference between the requirements of the ISO standard and GHG programs
• Define the scope of validations and verifications, including the level of assurance, materiality, intended user, responsible party, and discrepancies
• Develop verification activities to address validation and verification risks
• Apply sampling methodologies to select an appropriate sample size for verification activities
• Prepare a verification plan and sampling plan
• Evaluate a GHG assertion and supporting evidence, including evaluating GHG systems and controls and discrepancies found in a GHG assertion
• Produce the necessary documentation to support a GHG verification
• Understand the record retention requirements for a GHG verification and the process to handle facts determined after a verification is complete


A Certificate of Achievement will be issued at the end of this course.

For more information, please see the program website HERE


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University of Toronto
33 Willcocks St
Room 1016B
Toronto, Ontario M5S 3E8

Thursday, 1 February 2018 at 9:00 AM - Friday, 2 February 2018 at 4:30 PM (EST)

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